GWSA Announcements


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Apr 2020

Let’s All Cheer for all GWSA Volunteers

Let’s make sure Canada’s almost 13 million volunteers receive a well-deserved round of applause. It’s National Volunteer Week, please join @VolunteerCanada as we celebrate volunteers and all they do for our communities. #NVW2020 #CheersToVolunteers. With over 2,900 members and almost 500 volunteers, the Guelph Wellington Seniors Association is one of the largest organizations of its kind in Canada. We have a straightforward mission… “To enable...

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09

Apr 2020

Guelph General Hospital Requests Homemade Masks and Caps

Guelph General Hospital Foundation has issued a challenge to those who sew. They are seeking cloth face masks for approved visitors who enter GGH as well as their discharged patients. You can drop off completed masks at Linamar on Woodlawn Rd W or McTague Street. Visit the GGH Foundation Sewing Mask Challenge web page for more detailed instructions about how to participate. Some GGH employees...

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09

Apr 2020

Update: Thursday April 9 at 10:30 pm

Canada’s chief public health officer, Dr. Theresa Tam does not recommend the wearing of face masks in public. Referring to her advice as “permissive”, she indicates that masks add an extra layer to protect others, as the wearer may be contagious while showing no symptoms. She advises their use in settings where maintaining social distancing is difficult as when getting essentials or taking public transit....

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Apr 2020

National Volunteer Week: April 19 to 25, 2020

From April 19 to 25, Volunteer Canada and the Guelph Wellington Seniors Association (aka GWSA) celebrate Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers during National Volunteer Week (NVW). With over 2,900 members and almost 500 volunteers, the Guelph Wellington Seniors Association is one of the largest organizations of its kind in Canada. We have a straightforward mission… “To enable older adults to be active, involved, make friends and...

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04

Apr 2020

Update: Saturday April 4 at 9:30 am

Public Health to move COVID-19 assessment clinic to Victoria Road Rec Centre (Courtesy of Guelph Today) The current COVID-19 Assessment Centre on Delhi Street will close this weekend and a new site will be opened Monday at the Victoria Road Recreation Centre. The new location will be open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. The new site will provide better...

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30

Mar 2020

Update: Monday March 30 at 3:10 pm

On March 26, Mayor Cam Guthrie declared a state of emergency for Guelph in response to COVID-19. Marianne Walker, Chief Executive Officer of Guelph General Hospital has told us, “The most important way the community can support us right now is by practicing relentless social distancing.” Scott Stewart, Guelph’s Chief Administrative Officer explains, ““This is a clear signal that people need to stay home. We’ve...

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28

Mar 2020

Bulk Barn, Guelph- Call ahead service now available

To minimize potential contact, you can now call your order in to your preferred location; process your payment over the phone using a credit card or Interac email money transfer; and pick up your order. Be sure to mention you’re a GWSA member for a 10% discount on regularly priced items every day. 370 Stone Rd W (519)763-9360 103 Clair Rd E (5159)823-8325 49 Woodlawn...

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